Review: imaging of groin pain in the athlete

Skeletal Radiol. 2010 Jul;39(7):629-44. doi: 10.1007/s00256-009-0768-9. Epub 2009 Aug 27.


Chronic groin pain is a common entity in the sporting population and causes considerable morbidity. The differential diagnosis is wide, and this article presents a review of the common causes with particular reference to anatomy, ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings.

MeSH terms

  • Athletic Injuries / complications*
  • Athletic Injuries / diagnosis*
  • Diagnostic Imaging / methods*
  • Groin / diagnostic imaging*
  • Groin / pathology*
  • Humans
  • Pain / diagnosis*
  • Pain / etiology*
  • Radiography
  • Ultrasonography